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The Start of Creekside WoodWorks

Updated: Jun 24


About Creekside WoodWorks

Nestled near the scenic banks of Chittenango Creek in Central New York, Creekside WoodWorks stands as a proud testament to the craftsmanship and dedication of local artisans. Our company is more than just a business; it is a community of skilled individuals who pour their heart and soul into every piece they create. Founded by Jeff Haines, a master woodworker with a lifelong passion for the craft, Creekside WoodWorks is committed to delivering high-quality, handcrafted wooden items that bring beauty and functionality into homes across the nation.


A shelf holding cutting boards/serving boards (one large and one small), fish shaped trivets, pineapple shaped trivets, and heart shaped trivets

A Legacy of Craftsmanship

Jeff Haines' journey with wood began in his early teens when he first discovered his love for the cabinet shop. His fascination with the intricate process of woodworking quickly blossomed into a full-fledged passion. Upon graduating from high school, Jeff pursued his interest further by enrolling at SUNY Delhi, where he studied carpentry and cabinetmaking. This formal education provided him with a solid foundation in the principles and techniques of woodworking, shaping his skills and honing his eye for detail.


The Birth of Haines and Haines Inc.

In 1997, armed with a wealth of knowledge and a deep-seated passion for woodworking, Jeff established Haines and Haines Inc. This home remodeling and cabinet shop business, located in Central New York, quickly gained a reputation for excellence. For 23 years, Jeff and his dedicated team of employees have been crafting custom cabinets, bookcases, and furniture, as well as undertaking extensive home remodeling projects. Their commitment to quality and attention to detail has earned them the trust and admiration of countless clients in the region.


A Time of Reflection and Transformation

The spring of 2020 brought about a period of introspection for Jeff. Amid the global pause, he took the opportunity to reflect on his journey, both personally and professionally. It was during this time that he realized the true value of his work lay not just in the business, but in the people and relationships he had built over the years. This realization sparked a desire to reach beyond the local community and share his beautifully crafted wood creations with a wider audience.


The Birth of Creekside WoodWorks

Out of this time of reflection and renewed purpose, Creekside WoodWorks was born. This new brand represents a fresh chapter in Jeff's woodworking journey, with a focus on creating a diverse product line that can be shipped to customers nationwide. At Creekside WoodWorks, we believe in the power of handcrafted items to transform spaces and enhance lives. Every piece you see on our website and social media pages is meticulously handcrafted with pride, right here in the USA.

A man (Jeff Haines) standing next to shelves holding his woodwork including: cutting boards, serving boards, trivets, cabinet doors.

Our Commitment to Quality and Community

At Creekside WoodWorks, we are dedicated to supporting local artisans and maintaining the highest standards of quality. Our team takes great pride in their work, ensuring that each item we produce meets our rigorous standards of excellence. We are committed to using sustainable practices and sourcing the finest materials to create products that are not only beautiful but also environmentally responsible.


Join Us on Our Journey

We invite you to explore our collection and discover the timeless beauty of handcrafted wood. Whether you're looking for a statement piece for your home or a thoughtful gift for a loved one, Creekside WoodWorks offers something special for everyone. Thank you for visiting Creekside WoodWorks. We are honored to share our passion for woodworking with you and look forward to becoming a cherished part of your home.


Creekside WoodWorks: Wood that Works!

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